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virginia, parts of maryland, south of interstate 68, so mainly west virginia and the potomac. there will be a few more showers and storms this afternoon. it's going to be and humid day. is 75 degrees. now in degrees a few isolated downpours possible this afternoon and evening. 89 degrees today for the high temperature, partly cloudy today and the next few days with highs in the low 90's,. back to you. >> thank you. let's start with the beltway near university boulevard. no delays right now. one lane was getting by. there's a new traffic configuration in the long term work zone. it changed overnight. both sides of the beltway, the long term work zone is now three lanes to the right and one lane to the left on the inner loop at university boulevard and new hampshire. it's just a different pattern starting today. ongoing bbuild work continues. 95 and 395, hov lanes are open all the way from dumphries and to the 14th street bridge. no accidents or incidents. most of the road where it is out of the way. we did have an earlier accident on the inner loop at braddock road that's now
extending from new england new england, pennsylvania, western maryland and west virginia. some of this is coming slower toward the northern then down ya valley. cumberland, glare -- the shenandoah valley. cumberland, garrett county. we'll be watching this cross the region as we go through the morning. 73 in winchester and leesburg. culpeper and manassas are 75. on the bay 80 in annapolis, easton. with enough sunshine, we could be closer to 90 this afternoon. it will be muggy either way. 5:00 a.m., monika samtani, timesaver traffic. >>> thank you so much. good morning, everybody. if you're planning to head around town, this is what it looks like on the beltway. no problems to report. all of that overnight construction has been cleared up. we're going to first take a look if you're planning to head in on the dulles toll road or 66, lanes are open coming in from the west. no issues in tysons corner, an dan dale and down into -- annandale and down into springfield as well. we'll take a live look out of manassas. looking good. a bit of volume forming early o. that's the way it's goi
conference. coming up, virginia congress member, gerry connolly will join us live from the convention to give us his take, including in his competitive state of virginia. democrats as you just heard are obviously worked up and l excited about bill clinton's big speech tonight, but gop vice presidential nominee says there's a big difference between obama and clinton. >> president clinton worked with republicans in congress to have a budget agreement to cut spending. president obama, a gusher of new spending, and only those of us who offered solutions. >> ryan in iowa today hammering away at the president's record. mitt romney was working the crowd at a building supply store up in new hampshire. this week the gop nominee says he has been busy preparing for next month's presidential debate. >>> new information on that close call involving three jets out of reagan national. the planes flew too close to each other in the skies over reagan. well, in a new report out today from the ntsb, investigators describe a chaotic scene inside that tower which left some controllers rattled. 14 page report co
medication. he was reportedly on his way to virginia hospital center in arlington. police say he may also be, somewhere in the gainesville area of prince with county trying to find a relative. short may be driving a 2006 silver or green honda crv with virginia plates kbk-6001. anyone with information about short or his car should contact police. >>> d.c. police are trying to figure out if two attacks on capitol hill are related. two men were robbed and beaten offen north carolina avenue and southea southeast. first victim was found on the porch of a house. they believe 29-year-old was going to the door looking for help. the second victim was attacked by two men, not seriously hurt. police have stepped up patrols in the area. >> even with police presence, we're not going to cover every block. and i don't know how determined these criminals are, but it's certainly -- we're going to have to be extremely vigilant on our own as well until they're caught. >> police are reviewing surveillance video taken less than a half hour after the first attack. three men inside a car at a gas station could be
.c., and governors of virginia and maryland question the board's practices and demanded changes. as peggy fox reports, the first big change did come today. so did another strong rebuke. >> i want to make it absolutely clear that this board takes your questions and concerns very seriously. >> mike, chair of the metropolitan washington air force authority which runs both local airports and building the silver line, had one more misstep to clean up. >> i'm deeply troubled. >> just as they would try to redeem itself by the inspector general and elected leaders, three board members blasted ceo, jackpotter's hiring of riley who recently resigned from the board. >> it was mentioned to me on a few occasions that the governor of virginia did not want riley on the board any longer. >> anybody that would look at this would leave with an impression that she was paid off to get off this board of directors. >> the ceo said though he followed the rules, he would not do it again. >> looking back, i would not. >> riley will leave her job next month with a healthy package. that is per new ethics guidelines. h
in virginia tuesday. >> governor romney and congressman ryan want to take us back. >> reporter: but he wasn't there for his wife's speech offering a family value explanation. >> it's because the first daughters have their first day of school today. >> reporter: the convention's key note speakr sent delegates to school on the romney plan. >> it doesn't pummel the middle class, it degenerates it. >> reporter: the senator is one of the conventions parl men tear partment reins -- parliament yins yins. >> reporter: both of the party's rise ing stars. >> being asked to pay your fair share isn't class warfare. it's patriotism. >> reporter: and a tribute to a fallen party. >> the first conviction since 1956 that we meet without senator kennedy. >> reporter: but on video, he took on mitt romney in the senate race. >> i believe abortion should be safe and legal in this country. >> i am pro choice, my opponent is multiple choice. >> reporter: a new poll showing the race visually tied. >> it may well be the reason is there is so few undecided voters. most americans have already made up their minds. >>
in a battleground of virginia. state board of election will congressman on the november ballot. he is the constitution party nominee. a web site for chevy chase under way. -- bay cleanupo chevy chase is under way. started clean up the downed trees. >> get afternoon. started about two hours after were supposed to because for thee waiting administration officials to lock up this section. e just finished cutting big branch. the administration officials say distractions in a e dangerous.ld b as work began, residence are >> ihing a sigh of relief fine with it. "she drives this stretch of all the time. -- she drives this stretch of all the time. i've seen the trees hanging the road and wondered what is coming on. highway administration officials have evaluated all the to moved have decided large elm streets. officials are trying to avoid a tragedy similar to the one that n virginia earlier treesummer when a dead fell onto a car and killed a driver. >> if i drive up and down the street, i move along. >> the trees have obvious signs distress and some are even the roadway, making it unsafe
when he was at a rally in norfolk, virginia, today he joked that perhaps the first lady's speech tonight will be better than his. >> you know, this is just like a relay and you start off with the fastest person. so i'm going to be at home. i'm going to be watching it with our girls. i am going to try not to let them see their daddy cry. because when michelle starts talking, i start getting all misty. >> reporter: it was a brief moment of levity in a day dominated by back-and-forth over the president's answer to this question from a local cbs reporter. >> your party says you inherited a bad situation. you've had three-and-a-half years to fix it. what grade would you give yourself so far for doing that? >> you know, i would say incomplete. >> reporter: it's something the president has said many times before. but with the democratic convention just underway in charlotte, republicans saw an opportunity. they filled reporters' in-boxes with press releases saying "incomplete isn't good enough." vice presidential nominee paul ryan had this to say on "cbs this morning." >> four years int
're around baltimore, we've got more rain that sits back in west virginia. the other side of i-81. that's what's going to slowly be making its way eastward throughout the morning. i think by the time we get to mid morning, 8:00, 9:00 a.m., we will see those showers here locally and again just that showers for the area. nothing too heavy for the early part of the day. 79 degrees right now. high humidity. that's what's going to be sticking around all day today. even after i think the rain ends. we still have quite a bit of humidity. showers develop around 7:00, 8:00 a.m. 720 to 77 degrees. by noontime today, area of rain. some heavy already. 81 to 85. we're going to top out in the upper 80s today. cloudy sky. rain continuing. not really ending. >>> good news taking the beltway. checking out road work set up first at prince george's county. you have the right side blocked. completely gone at this time. also taking the beltway this time the outer loop approaching new hampshire avenue. the work zone there as you got closer to university boulevard, all of your lanes narrowed into just one rig
. the showers are coming in toward northern virginia, really coming through cumberland now but they're headed toward 522. we've seen them north of cross junction here coming toward 81 in a little while. winchester, south and west a couple of heavier showers there. temperatures very warm this morning. still 80 degrees in annapolis. many areas mid- to upper 70s. 6:00 a.m., here comes monika. she has timesaver traffic. >> there's an accident on the southbound side of gallows road at the beltway blocking the left lane. that's it for any accidents that i have this morning coming in from the north side of town. no problems out of baltimore on 95, columbia, route 32 and 29 and the bw parkway looks great as well as you leave fort meade and heading for greenbelt and cheverly inside the beltway. we'll take a live look outside and show what you it looks like first on 270. southbound side, yup, this is definitely beginning to slow down. it's going to be off and on from frederick to 109 and then solid now all the way down to 121 before that pace improves. it looks good down at the point where the lanes di
in arlington, virginia, and she's voting for the president mostly because of social issues. she likes the president's health care reform and its guaranteed coverage of contraception. she does not like that mitt romney would repeal the reform and that romney opposes most abortions. when the republican controlled legislature in virginia voted to force women getting an abortion to view the fetus on an ultrasound, blout felt that women were being targeted. >> in virginia, i see an absolutely a war against women in virginia. >> a war against women. >> a war against women. i want to make my own decisions between me and my doctor and nobody else. that's what they're targeting. >> a voter in herndon, virginia, calls the notion of a war on women preposterous. she's a telecom manager and mother of two, she supports romney because her issue is the sputtering economy. >> i'm very concerned about being able to afford getting my children to college and myself to retirement. >> in the latest poll by cbs news, the president leads mitt romney with women voters by ten points nationwide. but by more in
in dumfries, virginia. police say they tracked down the driver, a relative from woodbridge. he's now charged with child neglect and drunk driving. >>> the book detailing the raid on osama bin laden's compound has skyrocketed to the top of amazon's best seller list. >> as matt jb jab-- as matt jablow tells us, the pentagon is considering all positions for the navy seal no wrote "no easy bay." >>> president obama praised the quote, quiet professionals, the navy seals who carried out the raid. >> we weren't sent in to murder him. this was hey, kill or capture. >> reporter: today the justice department is criticizing one of those professionals for not being quiet enough. >> it is the height of irresponsibility not to have this kind of material checked for the possible disclosure of classified information. >> reporter: before retiring from the navy a few monthing ago, matt bissonnette was a member of seal team 6 which on may 2, 2011, shot bin laden to death in his pakistani compound. >> the rotor happened to miss this wall. >> reporter: he's now a best selling author having cowritten "no easy day
highlands and parts of west virginia. closer to the shenandoah valley. we are drive for the most part this morning. cloudy today. more showers and thunderstorms this afternoon, of a few downpours. 89 today for the high temperature. now to steve. the 14th street bridge is starting off well from arlington into the district. springfield looks ok all town. andto the southeast southwest freeway and 13th street tunnel looking good. 109, aery county, little heavy just past the exit 109 to the truck scales. after that it continues to be a to the lane divide. here we are on 95 in virginia, a , but still t speed. looks good north of 395 as well. back to you. >> thank you. new this morning, the search is a deadlyrtar -- fewting that happened a midnight rally for quebec's new premier. >> she was removed from the stage. she was not injured. was the clear if she who wasf the shooter a 50-year-oldd as man. he shouted in french, "the english are waking up." he says a small fire behind a before he was arrested. a night of big-name democratic national convention. maryland governor o'malley was among sp
this week, too. virginia governor bob mcdonnell will campaign near the convention site. mcdonnell is one of the mitt romney's most active surrogates. >>> as most parties fight over what's best for our economy, the nation's debt has passed an historic milestone if treasury says the national debt has gone above $16 trillion for the first time ever. republicans are blaming democrats, especially president obama, for letting the debt reach this level. >>> today the group responsible for the metro silver line project is trying to repair his image with new ethics rules. the metropolitan airports authority has faced stiff scrutiny since a report this spring detailed lavish travel spending and questionable contracts. today it hopes to make those a thing of the past with new limits on what members can spend on plane tickets and meals and new rules on disclosing conflicts of interest so that contracts are not handed out to former board members. >>> 6:07. 77 degrees. the invitation from apple that may provide some foreshadowing of the next big release. >>> plus, a wet start to the day and it could g
showers around virginia and kentucky. that line is continuing. of rain will keep an eye on that for you. check in with him at 11:00 p.m. it is the heat and then he read the meantime. these are the temperatures. when you factor in the moister and feels much warmer. 91 in washington and feels like '95 in gaithersburg. partly sunny and warm and muggy. the chance for showers south and southwest. >> some big changes are in the works for the board of the metropolitan washington airports authority. greta cruz joins us from this room. this involves reports and some lavish spending by members of the board. >> that is right. they have taken a real beating lightly. you remember that nine dozen dollar plane ticket to the czech republic. the board passed new travel rules for itself and its employees. the metropolitan washington airports authority warned it was time to act. >> we have been experiencing a lot of negative press and many different issues. >> including lavish travel spending. it approved a new policy. all travel must be okayed in advance and they can fly economy class domestically. busi
. digging deeper into the battleground states. when virginia delegates cast their ballots at the convention, the vote will be unanimous. the state has voted republican seven times in the last eight elections, except 2008. will president obama take it again or will voters return to the gop? also, a raging wildfire in the hills above los angeles. a live update on what's happening there jon: your election headquarters. taking a look at the key battleground states that could make or break this white house race this time around. today we are looking at virginia. folks in virginia have been reliably republican for a long, long time, except last time around when they voted for president obama in 2008. if you take a look at the stats, virginia, a key prize this time around. oh electoral votes of 13 of them in virginia. the economy looking pretty good right now. that is part of the reason that both campaigns want to claim the state. 5.9% unemployment in virginia. much better than the national average. in terms of the history, president obama has been there seven times. this campaign season, mitt rom
de mas de los 5 mil que vinieron a charlotte.... estas dos delegadas mujeres viajaron desde virginia... "es importante que la comunidad latina se involucre, que la comunidad hispana participe." y como leni, a los delegados en estados cruciales como colorado, florida, nevada, virginia entre otros, se les ha asignado una semana de vistas a barrios minoritarios para empujar a votantes a las urnas " los retos son muy grandes ..y tras haber iniciado la convencion democrata..los republicanos reaccionaron al encuentro politico y sobre como se encuentra el pais a diferencia de hace cuatro ... le recordamos que solo quedan 63 dias para destino 2012... y usted tiene que hacer su voto contar... si tiene dudas sobre este proceso electoral, llame de forma gratuita al 1-800-ve y vota... alli le brindaran mas informacion.. una ex asistente de campana del alcalde de washington, vincent grey se declaro culpable en una corte federal, de conspirar para hacer contribuciones ilicitas para candidatos a cargos federales y locales, incluyend o al propio alcalde.. eugenia clarke harris --ejecutivo de relacio
'll win virginia again. we will win this election. >> reporter: democrats adopted the party platform that calls for higher taxes on the wealthy and backs same-sex marriage. >>> a big night for maryland governor martin o'malley. he took cent are stage to introduce last night's keynote speaker. >> mark plotkin says he could see o'malley taking on a different role during the 2016 presidential campaign. take a hook at when he said last night. >> just a for you moments ago, martin o'malley walked off that stage behind you. a lot of people have been speculating he may be a candidate himself in four years. >> may be? tom, not may be. he will be a candidate. you can bet on it. he was very well received and he doesn't mind going after mitt romney, the head of the democratic governor's association. when i asked ike leggett, the chair of montgomery county, where is governor o'malley, he pointed to all the news studios, every one of them. that is where he is. he is doing his audition. >> a bit later, we'll hear what other local leaders told the crowd. >> fox 5 morning news at 4:30 starts now. >
. >>> new this morning, the search for a missing man in northern virginia. take a look at the picture on your screen, 71-year-old david short of alexandria missing since 9:00 a.m. yesterday when he was reportly going to virginia hospital center in arlington. short is believed to be driving a 2006 silver-green honda crv, with virginia tags kbk-6001. he may be in the gainesville area of prince william county looking for a relative. >>> a fallen navy seal from anne arundel county will be laid to rest at arlington national cemetery today. patrick feeks was killed in afghanistan august 16th when his helicopter crashed during a firefight with insurgents. monday his body was returned to his hometown of edgewater while fellow county residents stood along the road waving american flags. today's funeral will be held at the fort myer memorial chapel next to arlington national cemetery at 12:45:00 p.m. >>> >>> the democrats will roll out another who's who of speakers at the democratic national convention tonight. former president bill clinton is among the high-profile names. our area played a big
. we had a shower coming down currently south of d.c., thunderstorm toward culpepper, virginia. here on the eastern shore, not too far from galena, middleton, a shower. the heat and humidity making their presence felt extremely summer like, feeling like 97 in the city. it's helping to fuel the heat and humidity. it is an active pattern up and down the east coast. this leftover low from isaac with about a 50/50 shot of developing into a new namedat? 80sed a few showers to the south. we have much more coming up. >> when you can't take wyatt with you, you can take our forecast. just head to abc2news.com/weather to learn how to download our weather app on your smartphone. you can get shield app when severe weather pops up in your neighborhood. >>> foreclosures, short sales, disappearing equity. home prices across the nation have risen from last year. that's the biggest jump we've seen in the past six years. abc2's jeff hager has more. >> reporter: you can still find the for sale sig. you just have to search harder. they have been searching for the past six months and they still haven't f
: this casino's in west virginia. but it makes millions off marylanders every year. now they're running dishonest ads. why? because voting for question seven is a vote to build a... world-class resort casino in maryland. creating thousands of jobs and... ...according to the official department of legislative... services, hundreds of millions for our schools. while saving taxpayer money by cutting casino subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. the london olympics may be over but the uu....and there's plenty of reason o watch. like the awe- inspiring table tennis shot by great britain's ádavii wetherillá.watch as wetherill shifts baak and forth hitting the ball until finally he slams it to his left...with amazing reaction from the crowd. despite the unbelievable shot... wetherill dropped his match against germany's áthomasz usiaká. 3 3 3 3 3 coming up... who says mcdonalds... isn't the company is now making... to entice non meat-eaters. you're watching fox 45 good day baltimoree ((breakk2)) here you go little man. [ humming ] [ babblin
's about extending brands nationwide but in this area, our partners like virginia imports, making sure we get into giant food and harris teeter and people going out there and getting them. again, it's that community that has supported us, that has allowed us to get in about 2,000 stores nationwide. i tell everybody and it says it in the article, if you think that you are not in business as the c.e.o. of your brand, you're fooling yourself. >> you've managed to make that work. like i said at a time when the music business has taken a lot of hits. where do you see marcus johnson headed at this point? you have the wines. you've got the cds, the music. sooner or later you've got to want to sit back for a minute. >> then you have the lounges and the hotels. i don't know what rest is. like i said -- i smiled when i read the post because my dad taught me how to win by being a hustler. it's a testament to having a great father, great step parents, great mother and great friends. great inspirations like you. >> reporter: get out of here. we should note there's going to abnew johnson on the face of
and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. >>> there are new details coming in on that shooting at an election victory rally. police arresteded a 50-year-old man. they say he walked into the hallway mask on and opened fire as quebec's new premier opened victory. two people were hit and one of them died. the premier was not hurt. police say the man started a small fire behind the building. he began shouting the english are waking up in french while being led away. >>> the u.s. is accusing the syrian government and the opposition of human rights in the civil war. activists say since the con flacket began, it has claimed 23,000 lives and caused more than 230,000 people to knee the country. children are among the men people who have fall be victim to the bloodshed. -- activists say since the conflict began, it has claimed 23,000 lives and caused more than 230,000 people to flee the country. >> we are already looking towards winter. look at that video. up next will our snow shovels and snow boots get a big workout this winter. >> we'll tell you what one almanac is forecasting. tucker
fell on a man in great falls, virginia, killing him and crushing his car. though that incident happened after plans were in place to remove these trees, the hsa says they want to prevent anything like that from happening again. >> the stories are really, really, really sad. if you want to prevent those, i understand. but i hope they've done a thorough investigation of it. >> reporter: some neighbors, though, say they're surprised these trees are being taken down. >> it's always a contentious issue whenever trees are taken down. i'm actually more concerned about trees that are in neighborhoods where we live. eventually more trees along the green mile could come down for a sidewalk along this side of the roadway. right now, those plans are in the design phase. now, once work starts, one northbound lane between wisconsin and cumberland will be closed, today, tomorrow, and friday, up until 3:00 p.m. they're going to start work at 9:00 a.m. of course, weather could obviously impact this process. live in chevy chase, maryland, melissa mollet, news 4. back to you, aaron. >> thank you, melissa.
-corn of springfield, virginia, battled antiabortion efforts last winter. >> all these extreme social issues and bills came before us, bills that stripped rights away from women. women matter, women have rights, women deserve, you know, equal pay. >> the first lady -- >> ann holter cain is the daughter of with unvirginia governor and the wife of another. >> as a military mom, ms. mcbride, who introduced the first lady, just really warmed my house. >> sandra flufke -- >> i'm interested to hear what she has to say. it was a shame she got shouted down trying to present a point of view. a lot of women need and to contraception, not just for bifrt control, but because of conditions that they have. >> reporter: dodds it as a war on women? >> i think if not a war, certainly a disregard to women. >> reporter: now, the most famous female in the democratic party in the entire world is not at this convention. hillary clinton, secretary of state, is in asia. i checked out why? she's not snubbing the president, there's a federal law that the secretary of state can't engage in a political convention. >> somebody wh
of a disturbing crime. nathan portnoy is the soldier in the virginia national guard recently recognized for his heroic actions during the summer's derecho storm. fox 5's laura evans has the top story tonight. >> this was the same guy who made news on june 29th during the derecho for performing cpr on a man in falls church hit by electric wires that came down in the storm. many called him a hero. now prosecutors argue he's a sexual predator, but today his defense attorney insisted the prosecutors got it wrong. it was around dinner time august 24th. police say nathan portnoy kidnapped a 12-year-old girl outside her bethesda neighborhood. according to court document, portnoy pointed a gun at the girl's sister and boyfriend chasing him. it may sound like an open and shut case, but portnoy's defense attorney says there is much more to this story. >> this is a great guy. >> reporter: portnoy was described in court as a-month- old citizen. he works as a -- model citizen. works as a lab assistant at walter reed and takes care of his mother who has cancer. at a bond hearing dozens showed up to support
in virginia causing some concern for the romney camp. form ill congressman virgil gude, jr. has qualified for the presidential ballot. he spent 12 years in congress and 4 years in the state senate serving as an independent and a republican. his them on the ballot could be an obstacle for romney. he has support from the independent green party. the state republican party is challenging his eligibility. >>> new this morning, another assault in the capitol hill neighborhood. this happened tuesday morning around 2:for on north carolina avenue. d.c. police say the victim was robbed and beaten. this happened just a few blocks away from a robbery and assault last month that left the victim critically injured. t.c.maslin was brutally beaten near eastern market as he walked home after a night out with friends. his wife is a d.c. school teacher and the two have a young son. maslin has beyond gone brain surgery and remain in the hospital. police say there is no obvious connect to the two assaults but both investigations do remain open. >>> a public memorial for american hero neil armstrong will be h
in 1979. brought to you as a public service by your television provider. >> former virginia governor tim kaine is running for senate this year. in 2008, barack obama 1 virginia. the first time a democratic presidential candidate had done so in 44 years. after tim kane, we would hear from colorado congressman jared polis and former ohio governor ted strickland. >> it is so great to be here tonight. charlotte is doing a great job. i specially want to give thanks to my friends from virginia. [applause] you know, a few years ago, very few imagines virginia would be a battleground state. virginia had last voted for a democrat for president in 1964, but in 2008 we proudly casts our electoral votes for president obama. [cheers and applause] 2008, we elected to outstanding senators, jim webb and mark warner, and if i had anything to do with it we will win again in 2012. [applause] how did virginia go from red to purple? we did it with grass roots excitement and hard work. we showed virginians that democrats get results. [applause] when i was governor, during the worst recession since the great d
, fomenter governor of commonwealth of virginia, also the former chairman of this democratic party and right now he is a candidate for the united states senate. governor kaine it's good to see you. >> great to be with you. thanks. >> woodruff: this convention tonight feels like something you would see in the middle of new york city or another big american city. it doesn't have the feel of a convention. >> first praise to charlotte. i was the chair and chose it as a city because they were so excited to welcome everyone here. they are doing a great job. you have a wonderful feeling in the room. people know that the next nine weeks are real challenging but there's a lot of excitement. >> ifill: it should be said that v.a. v- is front and center on the floor. that's not by accident. >> it's not by accident. we were used to nosebleed seats before but 2008 and 2012 we got good seats. >> ifill: you used yourselves as check mate to describe the role that virginia has in this process. does it help you running for senate? >> i think it helps. i'm a virginians before i'm a politician. we were irrelevan
it's time for someone else. >> in virginia former republican congressman virgil goode has qualified to be on the presidential ballot in november. goode could take away boats from mitt romney in the battleground state of virginia. identify rolling stone" reports mitt romney engineered a deal that cost the fdic $10 million. >> internet sites were buzzing with conspiracy theories a social security administration posted a notice it was purchasing 174,000 hollow point bullets. the site claimed they must be for use against social security citizens. >> and chuck norris has put out a video asking people to vote for mitt romney. >> and that's your morning dish of scrambled politics. >> now here is your first at how wall street will kick off the day. the dow closed at 1335. the s&p was down a point but the nasdaq gained 8. in tokyo the nikkei sank 95 points while in hong kong the hang seng plunged to 84. august manufacturing fell for the third straight month and the sector hired the fewest workers since late 2009. in addition, july construction spending fell the most in the year. in fact, gol
down pour. keep the unbrella handy. we're already seeing that type of activity in west virginia, southwestern pennsylvania. i think that will be headed our way tomorrow. temperatures up in the mid 70s, that is just sticky conditions. as a result it feels like close to 90 in the heart of the city. that is unusual for early september. 70s over night and then back into the mid and upper 80s tomorrow with scattered showers and storms. >>> a former olympian is being held in our state as a fugitive from charges in new york. authorities are not releasing details against the 50-year-old figure skating coach. he is being jailed until an extradition hearing tomorrow morning. he represented the soviet union back in the 88 olympics and competed across europe in the 1980s. >>> the coast guard has suspended the search for two people who fell over board from their boat in bayside beach on labor day. the coast guard suspended the search after going over 155 square miles. >>> a hit and run crash injured a hartford county woman. the vehicle involved in the crash is a 1997 light blue lincoln town
into effect... still ahead. 3 --adblib weather tt-- anncr: this casino's in west virginia. but it makes millions off marylanders every year. now they're running dishonest ads. why? because voting for question seven is a vote to build a... world-class resort casino in maryland. creating thousands of jobs and... ...according to the official department of legislative... services, hundreds of millions for our schools. while saving taxpayer money by cutting casino subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. a ...strong... 776... magnitude earthquake... shakes happened... this morniig it - ...in... costa rica... and... some areas ...of... central america.../. the.... u-s... geooogical survey says... the quake struck... arounn.... 90--miless.. west of the capital, ...san jose... / rattling... and light posts...;./ so far.. no word on casualties...//.a... tsunami ...warning... was issued for ccsta rica... 3 president obama... left... washiigton this afternoon... for... the... democratic ...national conv
.  anncr: this casino's in n west virginia. but it makes millions off marylanders every year. now they're running dishonest ads. why? because voting for question seven is a vote to build a... world-class resort casino in maryland. creating thousands of jobs and... ...according to the official department of legislative... services, hundreds of millions for our schools. while saving taxpayer money by cutting casino subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. . >>> making them healthier and improving their grades. first, this plan needs a thumb's up from the kids themselves. the school lunch program is getting an overhaul. beth parker shows us how. >> we no longer -- . >> reporter: with a crunch comes the biggest change in school nutrition in years. >> what do you think? >> it's good. >> reporter: good enough on to make it past the tiny taste testers at yorkshire elementary school in prince william county. they were joined by a big -- the deputy undersecretary of agriculture for food, nutrition, and consumer services. >> every food fits in a die
warner, the senator from virginia who had been governor. he was traveling around the state on labor day when they have traditional rallies in the state. four years ago, he said to me on the floor tonight, four years ago there were barack obama signs everywhere and the people who put up the signs, the roadside signs, the lawn signs paid for the signs themselves. this time around there were no signs to be seen in any of those rural, middle, and southern virginia places. so the purpose of tonight from castro and from the first lady was to speak to those people and plead with those people. i thought towards the end of the speech michelle obama was saying, look, you know what the vision is. i'm reminding you of what the vision of barack obama and the democratic party is but we need you to get out there and work. we need you to be enthusiastic. and that's the important thing for the latino vote, the women's vote, and interestingly enough in virginia, the veterans' vote because they think they have a got chance there. if barack obama cannot ignite those people in northern virginia, he's going
ame-sex parrrage and abootion rightsin virginia... president obama -- wrapping up his four-day trip to swing states... before heading to charlotte tommrrow obama says: "we've come too far to turn back now..// if you're willing to vote for me, we'll win norfolk again,,we'll win virginia again, e'll will this election, we'll finish what we started." started."vice president joe nomination for a secood term on thursday phere's... a... big number... oveeshadowing... the... democcats ... convention conventionthis... is... a... live look... &p at... the national debt... clock...///.that... number... in the... upper left.../ labeled... "u-s... national debt".../// crossed... 11... átrillioná dollars... democratic... natiinal convennion starts... eakin says: "but its entirely the democratic national convention, 5.4 trillion of federal debt have happend in the past four years." yearr."axelrod says: "what's necessary is toostabilize the debt, uh, and then - and then work from there. you caa't balance the budget in the short term because to do that, uh,
far to go back now. if you're willing to vote for me, we'll win norfolk again, we'll win virginia again, we'll win this election. we will finish what we started. >> reporter: president obama told that virginia crowd he'll be watching this very speech at home at the white house tonight. we assume he is doing that. first lady michelle obama absolutely essential to the president's reelection. earlier tonight just before the first lady was on the stage we heard from san antonio mayor julian castro to deliver the keynote tonight. >>> let's take a deeper look noat some of this, fox 5's tom fitzgerald up. michelle obama four years ago, the country didn't know her. she had to done accusations about her patriotism. how different this time around four years later after being first lady? >> starkly different. earlier we spoke with the deputy campaign manager for the obama campaign and she agrees with that point. she says look, back in 2008 michelle obama was an attorney, a mother, a blank slate to many americans and it was barack obama who soaked up most of the good press out there. this t
to follow us online. anncr: this casino's in west virginia. but it makes millions off marylanders every year. now they're running dishonest ads. why? because voting for question seven is a vote to build a... world-class resort casino in maryland. creating thousands of jobs and... ...according to the official department of legislative... services, hundreds of millions for our schools. while saving taxpayer money by cutting casino subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. mitt romney's position onpprove women's health...it's dangerous. vo:mitt romney and paul ryan would get rid of planned parenthood funding. and allow employers to deny coverage for cancer screenings and birth control. we can't afford to let him take away our choices... to take away basic health care. vo: both backed proposals to outlaw abortions...even in cases of rape and incest. i don't think that women's health issues have faced a crisis like this in decades. >>> finally we're getting the rain out of here, and it's hot. >> it's hot. it's warm and humid. the heat index is 95 curr
jobs -- again, this is from cnn this morning. president obama was in virginia a yesterday campaigning. here is a little bit of the president. [video clip] >> we come too far to go back. we got a lot more young people to send to college. we have teachers we need to hire and schools we need to build. that've got more veterans we've got to take care of. we've got more opportunity -- the doors of opportunity we've got to open up. and we've got to walk through those doors. that is why i'm running for a second term. host: lead editorial from usa today -- gene sperling, who is the president of the economic council has an opposing editorial this morning. that is a little bit of gene sperling's opposing editorial in usa today. the convention kicks off at 5:00 p.m., but from 4:00 p.m., our preview show. during the live show at 4:00 p.m., david maraniss, author of the barack obama book that came out this year. and he has also written a barker fee of bill clinton. he will be one of the guest this morning, along with david wasserman of the cook political report. and finally come on robert gibbs of
by cutting casino subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. it's no longer enough to campaign in the real world ... ppesidential cannidaaes barack obama nd mitttromney are also inundating cyberspace in their bid for the white house.dan simon has details on all the platforms available to of tools in the digital age. age. --reporter pkg-as follows -- technology has taken center stage in this run for the white house. obama and romney are using every digital tool available to reach voters. for the president, it even included a viitual town hall forum on redditt the social nees website with just 20 employees but millions of users. with zero notice, president obama logged on last wednesday for an ask me anything or "ama." the president answered 10 of the &pmost popular questions... ranging from his thoughts about thh spaceeprogram to asked wanted to know about his thoughts on the drug war, but he ignored the issue. political observers say his responses probably were not as significaat as the mere idea eegaging in a digital own hall forum. "tv ap
the party's nomination for a second term on thursday. in virginia president obama wrapped up his four-day trip to swing states before heading to charlotte tomorrow. >> we've come too far to turn back now. if you're willing to vote for me, we'll win norfolk again. we'll win virginia again. we'll win this election. we will finish what we started. >> president obama watching from the white house tonight watching as first lady michelle obama gets ready will address the convention here on the opening night. one of the cheerful moments of this was a video presentation actually ted kennedy of the liberal lion. this crowd certainly react today that. gasia, back to you. >> republican presidential candidate mitt romney stayed out of the public eye today. to prepare for upcoming debates with president obama. motorcade briefly got stuck on a rural road behind farm equipment. romney's running meat paul ryan is on the campaign trail comparing the current political choice to the election that found jimmy carter facing ronald reagan. >> remember ronald reagan talking about jimmy carter? are you bette
and you're also seeing some rain showers now in west virginia. if you are traveling that way, a couple of downpours, but all in all we are mainly dry this morning. that's not going to hold true, though, as we go into the afternoon. we do have better chance for scattered showers and storms to pop up. 76 in glen burnie, towson at 76 degrees. winds out of the southwest at about five to 10 miles an hour. that will continue as we go throughout the day. as once again we are dealing with a little bit of patchy fog in some spots this evening, but we're also very balmy this morning. we're waking up to temperatures coming in right around 78 to 80 degrees. by lunchtime that temperature will be at 85 degrees. we will get some sunshine in here, but we also will be dealing with rain showers as well. so take the rain gear with you as you step out and about. let's get a check of abc 2 time saver traffic wi mike mass koes. >>reporter: good morning. it's hot out there. 80 degrees at 4:00 in the morning. here's what's going on this morning. there's not much happening, the roadways are quiet across much
back to his owner and started walking. in january mark left buckie with his dad in west virginia because he couldn't have a dog at his new home in myrtle beach, south carolina. two weeks ago he was taken in by a family in south carolina after traveling nearly 500 miles. they took the animal to the hospital where they discovered one of those microchips and they were able to call mark and tell him, hey, we have your dog. mark says that he'll never leave buckie behind again. >>> how badly do you want to eat at a certain restaurant? well, enough to actually pay more for the reservations, because some places are charging more just for holding your seat. we're going to have more on this. there are some discountthey wor >>> and who ate what and how much did it cost? there might be an easy solution to splitting the check. we're going to tell you about an app that could be available on your phone sometime soon. >>> and a reminder as we head to break, katie couric's new show premiers next week, september 10th, right here on abc 2, starting at 4:00, followed by our news with jamie and ke
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